The First Squad reports thearrest of a Uniondale man on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 12:44am inUniondale.
According to Detectives, defendantMauricio Perez, 40, of 657 Southern Parkway was observed by Officers who werecanvassing Jerusalem Avenue for a subject for an unrelated incident. WhenOfficers attempted to speak with the defendant he fled on his bicycle but wasstopped in front of 624 Jerusalem Avenue. Subsequent to theinvestigation, believing that Officers were already aware of the contents ofhis backpack, the defendant made a verbal admission to having a loaded silvercolored .45 caliber handgun and marihuana in his backpack. Officers immediatelyplaced the defendant under arrest and retrieved the handgun, marihuana and asubstance believing to be crack cocaine from the backpack.
Defendant Mauricio Perez ischarged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Criminal Possessionof Marihuana, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and ObstructingGovernmental Administration. He will be arraigned on Thursday September28, 2017 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Hall / 1stSqd. 09/28/17/0800/7990